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Meaning of “bleed sb dry” in the English Dictionary

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bleed sb dry

informal to take a lot of ​money from someone over a ​period of ​time: The ​West is ​bleedingpoorercountriesdry through ​interestpayments on ​theirdebts.
(Definition of bleed sb dry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bleed sb dry”
in Chinese (Simplified) 榨干(某人)的钱财…
in Chinese (Traditional) 榨乾(某人)的錢財…
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